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Effective: Jul 01, 2023
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CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Title: Safety Analyst
Job Code: 6130
Under general direction, plans and conducts worksite hazard analysis to identify occupational safety hazards and establishes comprehensive occupational safety programs to ensure compliance with occupational safety and health regulations.
This classification is distinguished from class 5177 Safety Officer in that the latter class functions as the highest level technical advisor concerned with occupational safety policies and procedures. It is distinguished from class 6138 Industrial Hygienist in that the latter class functions as a journey level specialist in the recognition, evaluation and control of environmental health hazards and provides technical expertise on hazardous materials/waste policies and procedures.
Safety Analysts may supervise Industrial Injury Investigators and/or clerical staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
1. Review existing status, policies, and procedures utilized by departments to address safety needs. This may include operational and safety issues and procedures.
2. Research applicable regulations and standards relating to safety issues and make recommendations for procedures to prevent incidents and comply with regulations and industry standards.
3. Assess and recommend equipment, furniture, and materials to ensure safe and/or ergonomic work environment and conditions.
4. Interview employees and supervisors to obtain information about equipment use, exposures, and work practices.
5. Inspect/observe work practices, equipment, and physical conditions to identify potential hazards and verify compliance with regulations; develop controls or work practices to minimize or eliminate hazards identified.
6. Write clear and concise reports.
7. Investigate accidents to identify causal factors.
8. Consult with managers and employees to make recommendations for implementing safety changes.
9. Recommend corrective actions to reduce potential for future accidents.
10. Identify needs for safety training from inspections, trend analyses, and review of regulatory requirements.
11. Develop and present safety training to diverse audiences.
12. Review, analyze, and monitor workers’ compensation claims and other data to minimize costs and reduce incidents.
13. Participate in regulatory inspections and compliance activities to represent City Department.
14. Review and make recommendations on facility designs and construction to enhance safety and regulatory compliance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: occupational safety principals, procedures, and standard practices; state and federal regulations and procedures such as OSHA and California State Workers' Compensation; personal protective equipment; and equipment design and usage to ensure appropriate ergonomic standards and practices.
Ability or Skill to: read, interpret, and apply technical information; analyze existing procedures and conditions to identify potential hazards and recommend corrective action; apply logical, rational, and sup-porting information to justify decisions and recommendations; organize writ-ten information; use appropriate grammar, punctuation, and syntax; identify causal factors and hazards; orally de-fine and explain safety issues; organize numerical data; analyze safety fac-tors; develop and present effective technical training; utilize computer functions and software programs; and establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Special Requirements: in order to perform the essential functions of the class, Safety Analysts must be able to wear personal protective equipment, climb ladders, bend, squat, and crawl in tight spaces.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
Four (4) years of professional occupational safety experience, such as implementing occupational safety programs, conducting worksite inspections and conducting safety training. (Weapons, Ordinance, and Systems Safety experience is not qualifying)
License and Certification:
Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.
1) A Master’s Degree in Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Management, or a closely related field may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience.
2) Certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) may substitute for the required experience described above.
10/31/02; 10/8/14; 3/11/15; 9/13/23
REASON FOR AMENDMENT:
To accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills & abilities, and minimum qualifications.
Disaster service work
All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Historic and future compensation
|Effective (Sched)||Step 1||Step 2||Step 3||Step 4||Step 5|
|Jul 01, 2023 (X)||$63.4375||$66.6000||$69.9375||$73.4125||$77.0875|
|Jul 01, 2022 (W)||$61.8875||$64.9750||$68.2375||$71.6250||$75.2125|
|Jan 08, 2022 (V)||$58.8000||$61.7375||$64.8375||$68.0500||$71.4625|
|Jul 01, 2021 (U)||$58.5125||$61.4250||$64.5125||$67.7125||$71.1125|
|Dec 26, 2020 (T)||$56.5250||$59.3375||$62.3250||$65.4125||$68.7000|
|Jul 01, 2020 (S)||$54.8750||$57.6125||$60.5125||$63.5125||$66.7000|
Historic compensation data is provided in hourly pay.
Sources: San Francisco Open Data Portal: Compensation plan table